Documentary: Why Doctors Write

Ken Browne Productions is excited to launch the film, “Why Doctors Write: Finding Humanity in Medicine.”


Why Doctors Write looks at a growing national movement in medicine to use writing as a way to provide support for clinicians and improve communication and care for patients. This half-hour documentary goes in search of the clinicians who leading this work in New York, Boston, and Palo Alto.

Danielle Ofri is filmed at Bellevue Hospital along with one of her  patients profiled in the book “Medicine in Translation: Journeys with My Patients.”

You can watch the film at

See Danielle Ofri in conversation with filmmaker Ken Browne and two other doctors in the movie: Dr. Jennifer Okwerekwu and Dr. Rafael Campo.